Developmental Service Worker (DSW), Ottawa

Posted 2 years ago

Qualicare Ottawa is searching for experienced and dedicated individuals for positions as Developmental Service Workers (DSWs). Reporting to the Director of Care, they work closely with clients and our team to ensure a consistently suitable level of care and address individual needs. Ideal candidates are those actively seeking roles in the healthcare field who are reliable, proactive, and communicative. Priorities include monitoring client progress to ascertain condition, among other duties. We would be pleased to hear from you if you meet the established criteria.

Care responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with patient’s daily living and mobility
  • Observing, monitoring and documenting changes in condition
  • Ensuring the environment is safe and comfortable for the patient
  • Monitoring of medications and reminders
  • Reporting latest developments to Director of Care
  • Provide a range of personal care services, including feeding and bathing
  • Performing errands
  • Light housekeeping

Education requirements include:

  • Certified PSW/DSW/SSW with past field experience
  • Current Police Checks, First-Aid and CPR training

Qualifications of suitable applicants include:

  • Driver’s license and ownership of a reliable vehicle
  • Friendly, outgoing and attentive
  • Detail-oriented, reliable, and punctual


Competitive daily or monthly rates based on experience, education and, job responsibilities.

Should we have an open position, we will reach out to you to determine the date for an interview. During this in-person meeting, please bring copies of all documents relevant to your experience, references, and eligibility for the role. Qualicare Ottawa will consult this information in detail to verify role suitability.

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